Month: May 2019

How fast kids forget about new toys

This Is How Fast Kids Forget About New Toys

I avoid throwing my kids birthday parties. Mostly because I think paying for an “experience day” is money better spent (and great for the memory bank, too), but also because I cringe at the tidal wave of pointless, mostly plastic, playthings well-meaning guests bring along with them. And according to a recent survey, that tower […]

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DIY Oobleck Slime

DIY Oobleck Slime!

Do we really need more slime in our lives—another recipe over which to agonise and apologise when we get it wrong, no matter how basic the instructions? This one claims to be basic too, but it lives up to the hype. Plus, playing with slime is a great (and cheap!) soothing activity. […]

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Easy-peasy veggie fritters for the whole fam

Easy-Peasy Veggie Fritters for the Whole Fam!

I’ve been known to sneak a vegetable (or five) into my kids’ meals, submerged beneath pasta sauce or hidden snugly inside a hummus sarnie. I’m not ashamed of the stealth—I serve up visible veg plenty; but children just aren’t this kinda food’s biggest fan base. So, if you, like me, are always on the lookout […]

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